Trump calls off secret summit with Taliban

US President announces he had planned secret summit with Taliban at Camp David but called it off following latest terrorist attack in Kabul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2019, 4:48 AM

How the Taliban won over the US Army

Former Pakistani Ambassador Husain Haqqani on America’s endgame in Afghanistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2019, 12:07 PM

The US-Taliban peace agreement

Obama\s advisors' refusal to try to understand why Afghanistan remained dysfunctional after years of US efforts, is the reason the US is now signing an agreement with the reborn Taliban it destroyed 17 years ago. Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 2/4/2019, 7:00 AM

Iranian Taliban members killed in northern Afghanistan

Official: 'Iran involved in security incidents in Afghanistan but this is first time Iranians fight within terrorist groups in Afghanistan.'Mordechai Sones, 1/3/2019, 1:29 PM

Afghan President declares ceasefire with Taliban

Secretary of State says U.S. ready to support direct negotiations between Afghanistan government and Taliban.Ben Ariel, 8/20/2018, 4:44 AM

Taliban suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers

Three Czech soldiers killed in attack not far from Gram base in eastern Afghanistan; American soldier and two Afghans wounded.Mordechai Sones, 8/5/2018, 5:03 PM

U.S. strike in Afghanistan targets Taliban leader

U.S. officials confirm American strike in Afghanistan targeted Pakistani Taliban chief Maulana Fazlullah, but do not confirm he was killed.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/15/2018, 10:13 PM

Trump: We won't allow the Taliban to win

Trump urges all countries to take "decisive action" against the Taliban following deadly attack in Kabul.Ben Ariel, 1/28/2018, 3:46 AM

Florida synagogue officer killed in Kabul hotel attack

Spokesman for ex-Trump adviser who was active in his local Jewish community one of four Americans killed in Taliban terror attack.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2018, 12:48 PM

Yeshiva graduate missing after Afghanistan hotel attack

American Jew reported missing after Taliban terrorists attack Kabul hotel.David Rosenberg, 1/23/2018, 10:34 AM

U.S. suspends security aid to Pakistan

State Department announces suspension of security assistance to Pakistan until it takes action against Taliban and Haqqani network.Ben Ariel, 1/5/2018, 3:13 AM

American family of 5 freed after 5-year captivity in Pakistan

US, Pakistani forces rescue family kidnapped by Taliban 5 years ago.Gary Willig, 10/12/2017, 10:56 PM

'We will turn Afghanistan into an American graveyard'

Taliban terror group responds to Trump's speech indicating a new 'fight to win' strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia.Tal Polon, 8/22/2017, 9:16 AM

Taliban claims to use Russian-issued weapons

Taliban leader claims Russia supplying terrorist group weapons through Iran.Gary Willig, 7/25/2017, 6:19 PM

Father of Florida terrorist supports Taliban against US

Seddique Mateen moved to US from Afghanistan, yet calls to imprison current Afghan leaders and praises US's enemies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2016, 7:57 AM

US journalist killed in Afghanistan Taliban ambush

David Gilkey becomes first US journalist outside the military killed in Afghan conflict, along with Afghan translator and driver.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2016, 10:13 AM

Taliban leader Mansour 'likely killed' in US drone strike

US official confirms Taliban head targeted and likely taken out in drone strike in Pakistan along Afghan border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2016, 11:58 PM

Taliban splinter claims responsibility for Easter massacre

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar terror organization says it targeted children, Christians celebrating Easter.Matt Wanderman, 3/28/2016, 7:50 AM

Eight ISIS, Taliban recruits joined Galloway convoy to Gaza

Following revelations that ISIS torturer joined George Galloway's 2009 convoy, new report shows he wasn't the only terrorist aboard.Ari Soffer, 2/9/2016, 5:05 PM

Taliban releases recording to dispel rumors of leader's death

'There is no truth to the rumors that I was injured or killed in [Pakistan],' says man, allegedly Mullah Akhtar Mansour.Matt Wanderman, 12/5/2015, 10:56 PM

Taliban Claims Downing a US Army Plane

Taliban says it shot down military transport plane at key town on route of terror influx from Pakistan; NATO has yet to confirm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2015, 7:30 AM

Taliban Admits Publicly to Covering Up Leader's Death

Mullah Mohammed Omar has been dead since 2013, but the group kept a facade to attract more terrorists in the face of NATO forces.Tova Dvorin, 8/31/2015, 10:50 PM

'Wanted' Taliban Leader 'Has Been Dead for Years'

Afghan officials reveal Mullah Mohammed Omar, who has $10 million bounty on his head by US, died 2-3 years ago.Ari Yashar, 7/29/2015, 1:37 PM

Oops: 14 Afghan Soldiers Killed by US Airstrike

In what appears to be a damaging snafu, US strike hits army checkpoint in Taliban stronghold region of Kabul, killing 14 soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2015, 9:17 AM

Pakistan: 10 Sentenced to Life in Malala Yousafzai Shooting

Pakistani court sentenced ten men to life in prison for their involvement in a 2012 assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai.Ben Ariel, 5/1/2015, 4:43 AM

Australia Warns ISIS May Expand into Afghanistan

At security summit between Australia and UK, assessments shared on possible ISIS spread into Taliban elements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2015, 9:53 AM

Pakistan Arrests ISIS Recruiter in Lahore

Suspect worked with local imam to build ISIS presence in Pakistani capital, earned $600 for each person they recruited.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2015, 5:53 PM

Al-Qaeda 'Pot' Calls Taliban 'Kettle' Black Over Massacre

Al-Qaeda killed thousands in its attack on the World Trade Center, but their 'hearts bled' over last week's Pakistan massacre.Yaakov Levi, 12/21/2014, 5:29 PM

Afghanistan Taliban Condemns Pakistan Taliban Over School Attack

Afghanistan Taliban says intentional killing of innocent people is "against the basics of Islam".Ben Ariel, 12/17/2014, 12:15 AM

141 Murdered in Taliban Attack on Pakistan School

132 children among the dead in largest attack in years in the country, over 100 others wounded many with numerous gunshots.Ari Yashar, 12/16/2014, 7:13 PM

Five Taliban Leaders Declare Loyalty to ISIS

ISIS gains ground in Pakistan, as yet another local Islamist group goes global.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 8:19 AM

Pakistani Schoolgirl Shot in Head by Taliban Wins Nobel Prize

Peace prize split by Malala Yousafzai and India's Kailash Satyarthi, fighters for children's right to education.Ari Yashar, 10/10/2014, 12:38 PM

Watchdog Group: Bergdahl Transfer Broke US Law

Pentagon, Defense Department, and Obama himself may have violated US law in trading captive soldier for top terrorists, group says.Tova Dvorin, 8/22/2014, 10:28 AM

Investigation into Bowe Bergdahl Abduction Begins

US Army investigates whether or not controversial US captive deserted to join the Taliban.Tova Dvorin, 8/7/2014, 1:17 PM

Hagel: Bergdahl Trade 'In the US's Best Interests'

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel defends controversial prisoner swap to Congress, claims ends justify the means in saving soldier's life.Tova Dvorin, 6/11/2014, 8:25 PM

Taliban Commanders Threaten More Kidnappings After Bergdahl

'It’s better to kidnap one person like Bergdahl than kidnapping hundreds of useless people,' Taliban commander says.Tova Dvorin, 6/8/2014, 7:50 AM

Pakistan Taliban Leader Killed in Power Struggle

Days after Mehsud faction breaks off from TTP for 'un-Islamic' practices such as public attacks, terror leader gunned down.Ari Yashar, 6/6/2014, 1:20 PM

Watch: Taliban Releases Video of Captive US Soldier's Hand-Over

Footage shows Bowe Bergdahl escorted by armed Taliban guards, before being whisked away in US helicopter.Ari Soffer, 6/4/2014, 9:45 PM

Former American UN Envoy Slams 'Despicable' Taliban Deal

Former Ambassador John Bolton says neither US or Israel should negotiate with terrorists 'under any circumstances' - including Hamas.Ari Soffer, 6/3/2014, 2:30 PM

Republicans Question Prisoner Exchange with Taliban

Republicans welcome the release of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, but express concern over the five Taliban terrorists released in exchange.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2014, 4:43 AM

Taliban Welcomes 'Victory' After US Exchange

Taliban leader issues rare public statement congratulating Islamists over US terrorist release; Afghan government livid over the swap.Tova Dvorin, 6/1/2014, 9:46 PM

Bergdahl Release Not Being Feted by All

Some Americans - from Army personnel to US Senators - are questioning what really brought home Taliban captive.Yaakov Levi, 6/1/2014, 2:52 PM

US Soldier Freed by Taliban

US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl handed over to US forces in good health, in deal for five Afghan detainees.Arutz Sheva, 5/31/2014, 10:49 PM

US Bureaucracy Keeping Soldier Captive in Afghanistan?

Officials indicate Taliban captors are trying to make a deal to free Sgt. Bergdahl, but that a disorganized US effort has yet to respond.Ari Yashar, 4/24/2014, 4:28 PM

Pakistan Boy Killed Stopping Terrorist Hailed as Hero

15-year-old Pakistan student killed as he tackled suicide bomber to prevent him from blowing up his school.Ari Yashar, 1/10/2014, 8:19 AM

Taliban Meets to Choose New Leader

Taliban's ruling council meets to choose a new leader after a U.S. drone killed the former leader Hakimullah Mehsud.Elad Benari, 11/3/2013, 2:41 AM

Head of Taliban Killed in U.S. Drone Strike

Hakimullah Mehsud, the head of the Pakistani Taliban, has been killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/1/2013, 9:32 PM

U.S. Forces Capture Senior Taliban Commander

Latif Mehsud, senior commander for the Taliban, captured in a military operation.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/11/2013, 10:12 PM

Suicide Bombing Rocks US Consulate in Herat

A Taliban suicide bomber has detonated a huge blast outside the US Consulate in Afghan city of Herat.Adam Ross, 9/13/2013, 8:31 AM

U.S. Army Base in Afghanistan Bombed By Taliban

A series of explosions reportedly hit a U.S. base in Afghanistan. Taliban terrorists have taken responsibility.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/3/2013, 1:44 AM

A Dollar to a Child to Blow Himself Up

Taliban terrorists are bribing starving eight year old children to plant roadside bombs, act as decoys and to be suicide bombers.Chana Ya'ar, 7/24/2013, 6:48 PM

Taliban Setting Up Base in Syria

The Pakistani Taliban have visited Syria to assess "the needs of the jihad", says an official with the organization.Elad Benari, 7/15/2013, 5:14 AM

Kerry Calls on Taliban to Get Peace Talks 'Back on Track'

Secretary of State John Kerry called on the Taliban to get peace talks “back on track,” after the recent breakdown of negotiations.Rina Tzvi , 6/24/2013, 2:14 PM

US Citizen Among Victims of Pakistan Hotel Terror Shooting

An American citizen was among one of ten foreign tourists to be shot and killed when gunmen burst into a hotel in northern Pakistan.Rina Tzvi , 6/24/2013, 11:38 AM

Report: US, Taliban to Hold Peace Talks

United States and Taliban officials will engage in Afghanistan peace talks Thursday, senior U.S. administration officials said.Rina Tzvi , 6/18/2013, 10:39 PM

Report: Top Taliban Leader Killed in Pakistan Drone Strike

The Pakistan Taliban's second-in-command was killed in a drone strike Wednesday in the country's tribal region. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/29/2013, 5:50 PM

Courageous Women Can Change the World: Malala Yousafzai

Last year an extremist tried to kill her on her way back from school. She was treated in the UK where she now lives, studies, and endeavors for freedom.MP Fiamma Nirenstein, 5/19/2013, 6:56 AM